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Walther P38 9mm - 1943, WWII German with Original Holster, vintage firearms inc

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Description: General Specs: Walther, Year 1943, 9mm, 33.8oz Serial Number: 3853

When introduced into Army service in 1938 the P38 was a very advanced design. The P38 was the first pistol to use a double action/single action operation allied to a locked breech. While Walther had developed the earlier PP/PPK DA/SA pistols, these used a pinned barrel and simple blowback operation. The P38 was designed from the onset to use the more powerful 9x19mm parabellum round and required a more sophisticated locking mechanism. Once loaded the P38 could be safely decocked and kept at the ready with a chambered round. With no safety to release, the operator had to just squeeze the purposely heavy double action trigger to fire the gun and the gun's recoiling slide would cock the hammer for a easier single action trigger pull. This system became a common design element in many modern pistols, including the Baretta 92 and Sig Sauer P229 series. The Walter P38 was in production for the Warmacht between the years 1939 - 1945. Other manufactures of this model included Mauser and Speewerk.

This Walter P38 pistol was manufactured by Walther in 1943. This gun features matching serial numbers and offical period stamps and comes with 2 8-round magazines and original Ehrhardt holster also with stamps. While there is some damage to the bakerlite grips this gun is a great example of twentieth century military and design history. Barrel Length: 4 7/8"**** Bores: Good**** % Blue: 95%**** Sights: Front blade, rear u-notch**** Action: Semi-automatic**** Case Color: 95%**** Screws: Good**** Trigger Type: Single-crisp**** Stock Type: Bakerlite grips****

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PLEASE SEE MY OTHER FINE VINTAGE FIREARMS. Just open one of my ads and click on the line that says “see all items from this seller” and a very nice list of fine sporting and collectible arms will appear. I have many more pistols and fine sxs shotguns not yet listed. Thanks for looking! We employ a full time gunsmith on premises and can perform alterations to suit your needs within a few weeks of purchase. Common requests are: -stock bending to suit your particular requirements -addition of any specified butt pad to increase length of pull -alteration of chokes to suit your shooting preferences -lengthening of chambers and forcing cones -darkening stock color with penetrating stains -restoring any part of the gun including rust blue, charcoal blue, bone and charcoal case color, wood restoration and checkering recuts. If you like one our guns but it needs "tweaked", let us know and we can quote you a time and price. Some enthusiasts like the guns "as found" and others want them "just so". We often list guns as found and let the particular buyer choose how they want their gun to fit or look.


Condition: Used - See Item Description
Brand: WALTHER
Caliber: 9mm Luger
Location: MI

Trades Accepted: Yes.

LET ME SELL YOUR GUNS!!! As you can see, I do a thorough job, am nationally known, and have hundreds of existing customers looking for your gun! Federally licensed dealer of Classic American Doubles, i.e. Fox, Parker, Ithaca, L.C. Smith, Lefever. Guns must be shipped to licensed dealer. Layaways accepted. No returns on layaways. I BUY SHOTGUNS, COLLECTIONS OR ONE AT A TIME.

Shipping Notes: Payment Methods: Credit Card, Money Order, Certified Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer (Advertised price reflects 3% cash discount. Actual price if paid by credit card is 3% higher.) Inspection Period / Return Policy: Three Days from the date the item was received. Sales Tax: Will be collected based on ship to address Shipping & Insurance: Ground $50.00 within the continental U.S. Additional fees for HI & AK. We ship internationally with additional fees! Item Condition: Used Require FFL?

Item #: 925437498
SKU: 3853
Seller Since: Jan. 2002
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City: Grand Rapids
State: MI
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